In April of 2011, the British Journal of Urology International (BJUI) published a scientific study, conducted by two Italian doctors from the University of Turin.
They researched in the field of non-invasive penis enlargement, identifying clinically and medically valid research. This was done in order to find out if any results would document proven lasting penis growth.
THE FOLLOWING QUOTES ARE SOME OF THE MAIN CONCLUSIONS OF THE STUDY:
“… great attention has been given to penile extenders, non-surgical devices that generate progressive mechanical traction the penis … it seems that these devices can produce an effective and durable lengthening of the penis, in both the flaccid and erect states”.
“It seems that penile extenders represent the only evidence-based technique of penile elongation”.
“It seems that penile traction devices should be proposed as the first-line treatment option for patients seeking a penile lengthening procedure.”
“In conclusion … evidence suggests that penile extenders are effective minimally invasive methods of penile lengthening. The application of such devices can be recommended in all patients regardless of the penile length …”
WHAT'S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY ADD?
Penile lengthening methods remain a controversial issue. Surgical procedures of “lengthening phalloplasty” are characterized by poorly defined indications and an unacceptably high rate of complications, as recently outlined by a literature review, while non-surgical techniques are largely popularized by the media but often lack scientific evidence. In the literature, we found only ten articles/abstracts of studies pertaining to the topic of our review.
With our review, we aimed to explore whether non-surgical methods of penile lengthening may have some scientific background. We focused specifically on penile extenders, which among conservative methods are those whose efficacy is supported by some scientific evidence.
“IT SEEMS THAT PENILE TRACTION DEVICES SHOULD BE PROPOSED AS THE FIRST-LINE TREATMENT OPTION FOR PATIENTS SEEKING A PENILE LENGTHENING PROCEDURE." (BJUI)
The findings were conclusive in the sense that different studies on penis traction from different doctors using different methods and trials all point to the same conclusion. As for all medical research, the Turin University doctors point to further evidence being relevant, but not necessary for them to be able to conclude.